Latest Steve Richards Stories

2010-10-06 10:59:39

Scientists found over 200 new species in the Pacific Islands of Papua New Guinea, including a long-snouted frog and a white-tailed mouse. Scientists found an exciting assortment of new mammals, amphibians, insects and plants through a survey of remote New Britain island and the Southern Highlands ranges. "To find a completely new genus of mammal in this day and age is pretty cool," said lead researcher Steve Richards of the new mouse species discovery. "I mean, people have heard of birds of...

2010-05-26 22:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- During a press conference at the National Press Club Wednesday Mr. Steve Richards, Managing Director of CAPPA Fund III, called for the Government of Slovakia to be transparent and observe the rule of law regarding pipeline operator Transpetrol. "We have a direct request: respect the rule of law and the legitimacy of the Slovak courts. Show the people of Slovakia the revenues, the expenses, what happened in secret shareholder meetings, and where the...

2009-12-29 14:43:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American investment fund CAPPA Fund III announced today that it has acquired the rights to 647 shares (34%) of TransPetrol a.s. from Quick Power Plant SE (QPP) for an undisclosed amount. TransPetrol is the operator of the portion of the Druzhba (or 'Friendship') pipeline that crosses the Slovak Republic. Mr. Steve Richards, Managing Director of CAPPA Fund III, called the acquisition a strategic investment decision, and said, "This signals our...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.